September Daily Celebrations

September

  • September 1-Festival of Radha-An incarnation of Lakshmi, whose naked body was adorned with flowers and jewelry and then honored. Give you any ideas?
  • September 2-Feast Day of Our Lady of the Badgers. Find a cave and explore it, or honor the fierceness and tenacity of the badger. Where might you act more like one today?
  • September 3-Ladon, Hopi Womanís Healing Day. Light candles for your own health today in colors connected to your own healing needs.
  • September 4-Day of Dedication to the Sky Goddess Nut-Egyptian Sky Goddess and Mother of Isis. Spend some time outdoors gazing at clouds or stars.
  • September 5-Festival of Hindu Mountain Goddess Nanda Devi. Walk in the hills or mountains. Paint, draw or fashion mountains of clay and set them on your altar.
  • September 6-Festival of Tonantzin, Our Lady of Guadalupe-Tonantzin is an Aztec Mother Goddess later subsumed into the imagery of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Find out how to invoke Her in Spanish. Go to a Catholic Church and light a candle at the feet of Mary.
  • September 7-Day of Daena, Indian Maiden Goddess. Find out what you can about Her today.
  • September 8-Birthday of Goddess Mary. If you have a friend named Mary honor her today.
  • September 9-Birthday of Asclepigenia, Priestess of Eleusis-Probably a healer priestess who worked with emotional or mental ills and life transitions. Take a mental health day and/or do something relaxing and enjoyable.
  • September 10-Twan Yuan Chieh-Chinese Womenís Moon Feast. Have a Chinese meal today.
  • September 11-Feast of the Matriarchy of Egypt. Honor the Goddess today. Do a brief ritual for the future liberation of present day Egyptian women.
  • September 12-Feast of Astraea-Star Goddess of Justice and purity, She abandoned Earth in disgust at its violence and became the constellation Virgo. Do a ritual for social and economic justice.
  • September 13-Banquet of Venus. Invite a loved one to dinner. Wear beautiful, alluring and sensuous clothes.
  • September 14-Pilgrimage of the Black Madonna, Switzerland-The Black Madonna is often a Christianization of an Earth Mother/underworld Goddess celebrated around harvest. Honor the spirits of the plants and/or animals you eat.
  • September 15-Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. Honor and release the sorrow in your life today.
  • September 16-Holade Mystai, Sacred Bathing in the Sea. Take a ritual purification and renewal bath remembering yesterdays releasing work.
  • September 17-Birthday of Hildegard of Bingen-A Christian mystic of the Middle Ages, she intuited many Goddess beliefs and was a gifted composer. Listen to her music.
  • September 18-Chinese Harvest Moon Festival of Chang-O. Contemplate immorality.
  • September 19-Blessed Rainy Day of Ochumare. Sing in the rain or shower.
  • September 20-Inca Birthday of the Sun. Wear yellow; spend as much of the day as you can outside ìsun worshippingî.
  • September 21-Day of Dedication to Morrigan-known for Her singing. Sing an invocation to Her, feed crows (Her animal form).
  • September 22-Autumnal Equinox; Death of the Goddess Tiamat-Study the lore of dragons (Tiamatís animal form). Burn blue candles for Her sky and sea aspects.
  • September 23-Day of Worldwide Prayer for Earth, Greater Eleusian Mysteries begin. Place a stalk of wheat on your altar and do magic for world peace.
  • September 24-Feast of Our Lady of Mercy. Clear misunderstandings with others.
  • September 25-Birthday of Daughter of Mother Dia. Celebrate yourself as a daughter.
  • September 26-Day of Celebration of the Solar Feminine. Honor the Sun Goddesses today with candles on your altar. Let them burn out, symbolic of the Sunís decent into darkness which begins at this time of year.
  • September 27-Day of Willows, Mesopotamian Festival of Astarte. Ask a willow tree to give you some of Her leaves. Bring them to your altar, share love with another.
  • September 28-Birthday of the Daughter of Mother Dia. Celebrate yourself today as a daughter.
  • September 29-Festival of Mnemosyne, Goddess of Memory and Mother of the Muses. Practice your art in whatever forms it takes.
  • September 30-The Meditrinalia-Roman day to honor Meditrina, Goddess of medicines and healing. Invoke Her and ask for Her healing gifts.

compiled by DeAnna Alba